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Title: Northern Section, CIF Celebrating Women In Sport


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Northern Section, CIFCelebrating Women In Sport
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  • Twelve women from Smith College form the first
    intercollegiate women's tennis club. (June 6,
    1881)

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  • The first women's intercollegiate basketball game
    is held between the University of
    California-Berkeley and Stanford University. Male
    spectators are barred. (April 4, 1896)

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  • Lizzie Arlington becomes the first woman to sign
    a contract with a minor league baseball team.
    (1898)

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  • Nineteen women debut as the first competitors at
    the Paris Olympic Games. Charlotte Cooper becomes
    the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal.
    (1900)

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  • Introduced into the United States by England's
    Constance Applebee, field hockey quickly becomes
    the most popular outdoor team sport of young
    American women. (1901)

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  • Thirty-six women compete at the Olympic Games in
    gymnastics, tennis, archery and figure skating.
    (1908)

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  • Long distance swimmer Annette Kellerman is
    arrested for exposing her legs while swimming in
    Boston Harbor in an indecent one-piece bathing
    suit. (1910)

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  • Women are first allowed to swim in the Olympic
    Games. Australian Fanny Durack - wearing a long
    woolen swimsuit with a skirt - wins the 100m
    freestyle to become the first female champion in
    the Games impressively, her time was the same as
    the men's winner. (1912)

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  • Suzanne Lenglen makes her triumphant debut at
    Wimbledon. She wins the first of her six singles
    championships and makes a shocking fashion
    statement in her calf-length, one-piece dress
    that exposes her arms and allows her to be
    aggressive in her play. (1919)

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  • Jeux Feminins, the first all-women Olympics, is
    held in Monaco. Three hundred women from five
    countries compete in many sports not permitted in
    the Olympic Games such as track and field and
    basketball. They are so successful that they are
    held again in 1922 and 1923. (1921)

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  • Bessie Coleman is the first African-American,
    male or female, to earn a pilot's license. All of
    her applications to aviation school in the United
    States are rejected, so she travels to France for
    training and certification. (June 15, 1921)

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  • The Olympic Winter Games debut in Chamonix,
    France, with events for women in figure skating
    (individual and pairs). (1924)

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  • Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim
    the English Channel. Her time of 14 hours and 31
    minutes breaks the men's record. (1926)

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  • Track and field for women makes its debut at the
    Amsterdam Olympic Games.

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  • When several women reportedly collapse at the
    conclusion of the 800-meter race, officials seize
    on the reports as a pretext for banning women
    from running any distance greater than 200 meters
    in Olympic competition till 1960.

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  • Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias is the first
    woman to win medals in three Olympic events - two
    gold and one silver. She is denied the third gold
    when she goes over the high jump bar head first -
    a technique barred by rules at the time. (1932)

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  • Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly
    solo across the Atlantic Ocean. (1932)

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  • Swimmer Hideko Maehata of Japan becomes the first
    woman of color to win a gold medal in the Olympic
    Games. (1936)

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  • Sonja Henie, becomes the first (and as of 1999,
    the only) woman ever to win three Olympic gold
    medals in individual figure skating competition.
    (1936)

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  • Tennis champion Helen Wills Moody wins a record
    eighth ladies' singles title at Wimbledon. (1938)

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  • The All American Girls Professional Baseball
    League was formed. At its peak in 1948, it
    consisted of 10 teams and drew nearly a million
    fans. (1943)

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  • Alice Coachman becomes the first African-American
    to win an Olympic gold medal. (1948)

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  • Larissa Latynina of Russia wins the first of her
    18 Olympic medals at the Melbourne Olympic Games.
    (1952)

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  • Althea Gibson becomes the first woman of color
    tennis player to win Wimbledon and Forest Hills.
    (1957)

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  • Wilma Rudolph overcomes childhood polio to
    capture three Olympic gold medals at the Rome
    Olympic Games and the title of fastest woman in
    the world. She inspires generations of girls and
    women to participate in track and field. (1960)

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  • Volleyball is introduced as the first team sport
    for women in the Olympic Games. (October 23,
    1964)

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  • Kathryn Switzer becomes the first woman to
    officially enter the Boston Marathon when she
    registers as K. Switzer. When officials see that
    she is a woman they try to remove her from the
    race. She finishes in four hours and 20 minutes.
    (1967)

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  • Title IX, the federal law that opened the door of
    opportunity for girls and women to participate in
    sports by prohibiting gender discrimination in
    schools and colleges that receive federal
    funding, is signed by President Richard M. Nixon.
    (June 23, 1972)

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  • Before Title IX, young women were 7 of the
    students participating in high school sports. In
    2001, young women are 41.5 of the students
    participating in high school sports. In raw
    numbers, we went from 300,000 to 2.7 million
    athletes-a gain of over800.
  • Thank you to the Womens Sports Foundation for
    statistics.

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  • No person in the United States shall, on the
    basis of sex, be excluded from participation in,
    be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to
    discrimination under any education program or
    activity receiving federal financial
    assistance.(Title IX of the Education Amendments
    of 1972. To honor one of its key Congressional
    sponsors, it was named the Patsy T. Mink Equal
    Opportunity in Education Act on October 9, 2002. )
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